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Another Way to Taste Turks and Caicos

 Fifth edition of Caribbean Food and Wine Festival coming in November By Dana Niland CJ Contributor This November, internationally acclaimed chefs and winemakers will travel to Turks & Caicos for the fifth annual Caribbean Food & Wine Festival, where they …

This Boutique Caribbean Resort Has a New Executive Chef

 A new top chef at Calabash Cove By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Calabash Cove Resort and Spa in St Lucia has announced the appointment of Thierry Lazarus as Executive Chef. In this capacity Lazarus will lead the culinary team at …

Barbados’ Fairmont Royal Pavilion Has a New Executive Chef

 Above: the Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff The Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados has named Kirk Kirton its new executive chef. Kirton, who will oversee the resort’s culinary division, comes to the property from the …

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 Above: Chef John Suley By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean International has named a new vice president, the company announced this week. The cruise line has tapped John Suley as its new vice president of food and beverage operations. …

 Above: Chef Eric Scuiller (all photos by CJ) ANTIGUA — One of the Caribbean’s top resort companies has a new executive chef. Elite Islands Resorts, which has a portfolio of seven resorts in the Caribbean, has named culinary veteran Chef …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor I was saddened to hear of the passing of a very familiar and legendary actor, Leonard Nimoy – most popularly known as Lieutenant Spock on the equally popular series, Star Trek.  He can be quickly identified …

 Above: Rosewood Mayakoba By the Caribbean Journal staff The Rosewood Mayakoba resort has named a new executive chef. Chef Juan Pablo Loza is coming to the property to oversee food and beverage operations and the resort’s five restaurants. Loza arrives …

 Above: Imen Epaminondas at work at her restaurant, YaKeen (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell GOSIER, GUADELOUPE — There was a church service across the street. It was nighttime in Gosier, the market bubbling, the aroma of punch coco …

 Above: the Doubletree by Hilton San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff The Doubletree by Hilton Sasn Juan hotel has named Patrick Dawson the property’s new executive chef. Dawson comes to the Doubletree from the Mahogany Run Golf Course in …

 Above: El Conquistador By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s El Conquistador Resort and Las Casitas Village, a Waldorf Astoria resort has named Ernie Reyes its new executive chef. The move represents a promotion for Reyes, who had been serving …

 Above: Scrub Island By the Caribbean Journal staff Scrub Island Resort has named Chef Juan Morrison as the property’s new executive chef, it announced Tuesday. The property has also appointed Maheesha “M” Ratnayake as its new director of food and …

 Above: one of Divi’s Pure Ocean restaurants in Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff Divi Resorts has created a new position to enhance the hospitality brand’s culinary offerings: a regional executive chef. The company has named Aruban Chef Matt Boland …

 Above: Chef Shawne Bryan By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor MIAMI — Anguillian chef Shawne Bryan runs the pastry kitchen at Zuma, one of downtown Miami’s hottest tables. Celebs such as Gabrielle Union and Pharrell come here for the restaurant’s Japanese …

 Above: La Marea at the Viceroy Riviera Maya By the Caribbean Journal staff The Viceroy Riviera Maya has named Paloma Carvajal its new Chef de Cuisine, the property announced. Carvajal will oversee the property’s restaurants including La Marea and Coral …

 Above: the Zandoli restaurant at La Suite Villa in Martinique By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique’s La Suite Villa hotel has named Ivan Duchene the new Chef de Cuisine at its flagship restaurant, Zandoli. Duchene comes to the property from …

 Above: the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach By the Caribbean Journal staff The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach has a new executive chef. The resort announced Tuesday that Sandy Tuason had been named the property’s new top chef. …

 THE LATEST Caribbean Cookbook comes to you from Haiti’s most famous chef, Ron Duprat, who sent in his recipe for crispy skin black cod. Duprat sent in the recipe on the occasion of the recent Taste of the Caribbean competition …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor SAN JUAN — If you’re in an unfamiliar destination in search of authentic cuisine, who better to ask than a chef? On a recent trip to San Juan I seized the opportunity to quiz seven …